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Pushkar

Lord Brahma Devi Gayatri Devi Gayatri temple, Pushkar, Ajmer district, RajasthanMeditation: I meditate on the devas performing penance in the ancient forest of Pushkar; and Lord Brahma appearing before them when their minds became absolutely pure.
(Padma Purana - Shristi Khanda 15)

Pushkar: Pushkar is an ancient pilgrimage of Lord Brahma which is a Swayam Vyakta Kshetra as well as a Shakti Peetha. The legend of Pushkar is mentioned in the Padma Purana - Shristi Khanda 15.

Swayam Vyakta Kshetra: Pushkar is one of the eight Swayam Vyakta Kshetras (Sri Rangam, Tirumala, Sri Mushnam, Thotadri, Shalagram, Pushkara, Naimisharanya and Badrinath).

Manivedaka Shakti Peetha: Devi Gayatri temple at Pushkar is identified with the Manivedaka Shakti Peetha mentioned in the Peetha Nirnaya Tantra.

Worship of Lord Brahma by the devas: Pushkar is an abode of Lord Brahma. Lord Brahma selected it as a kshetra for performing yagna. The devas performed penance here and got the darshan of Lord Brahma. (Padma Purana - Shristi Khanda 15)

• Pushkar is located in the Ajmer district of Rajasthan.


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